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Rio Olympic Village opens its gate

The brand new complex of residential towers are where nearly 11,000 athletes and some 6,000 coaches and other handlers will sleep, eat and train during the upcoming games, that will kickoff on Aug 5.

Paris 2024 bid 'absolutely delighted' with IOC Evaluation Commission report

2017-07-06 10:48

The Paris 2024 bid committee said they felt "absolutely delighted" with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission's report published on Wednesday, more than two months ahead of the final vote for the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games' host city.

Intel would like to work with Alibaba on Olympics

2017-06-22 11:11

An Intel executive said that the company hopes to collaborate with Alibaba for upcoming Olympic Games after it was announced that the American tech giant signed a seven-year deal with the Olympics to develop technology solutions.

Macron throws his weight behind Paris 2024 bid

2017-05-17 10:26

French president Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday added more support for Paris 2024 by planning to defend the French Olympic bid at a final presentation by candidate cities in July.

Charting Xi's efforts to turn Winter Olympics a success

2017-03-02 07:16

Xi, who has emphasized the significance of hosting successful games on several occasions, has visited many cities to ensure that the Beijing games are a success.

IOC sets up group to look at double 2024-2028 Olympic picks

2017-03-17 15:02

IOC President Thomas Bach says "all options are on the table" to award an Olympics to both Los Angeles and Paris.

Beijing 2022 announce marketing program

2017-02-27 22:56

The marketing program for the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (Beijing 2022) was officially launched by the organizers here on Monday.

Hungary withdraws candidacy from 2024 Olympic Games

2017-02-24 09:01

The Hungarian government announced a decision Wednesday evening on a proposal to withdraw the candidacy from the 2024 Olympic Games in Budapest, addressed to both the Budapest City Hall and the National Olympic Committee.

France hopes China cooperation will help Olympic bid

2017-02-17 15:37

France is hoping to boost its chances of winning the right to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games by cooperating with China, the host of the Winter Olympics in 2022.

From riches to rags: Maracana's past glory gone

2017-02-10 11:48

Last August, Brazil's Maracana stadium gained the world's attention as the main venue for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Six months later, it is again in the spotlight, but this time, for its decayed state.

Countdown to Pyeongchang Winter Games hits one year mark

2017-02-09 09:41

An unveiling ceremony of the Olympic countdown clock has been held to mark a year to the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games.

Beijing 2022 preparations to speed up in 2017

2017-01-23 16:01

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said last week that he was "sure" the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games would be a success.

Games well on track for 2022

2017-01-19 07:34

Like a skillful slalom by an Olympic skier, Beijing has made good progress preparing to host the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, officials said.

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